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Narragansett, RI Project Grabs The Spotlight

4/29/19 2:13 PM / by Mike Wolfe posted in Awards, CT Blend, Architecture, Stone Veneer, Colonial Tan, new home, design build

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There was little doubt that when this home was completed it would grab the attention of everyone in the architecture and design world. Sweenor Builders, a Rhode Island based design+build firm, recently completed this project in Narragansett, RI, and it's been turning heads ever since.   Narragansett Home

Colonial Tan Mosaic with Wood Doors (Photo Credit: Talia Sweenor)

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How Stone Veneer Is Made (Video)

3/25/19 10:57 AM / by Mike Wolfe posted in Real Stone Veneer, stone resources, Stone Veneer, natural stone education, manufactured stone, video

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When there is a discussion about stone veneer most people think of the manufactured or faux stone. We refer to our process as manufacturing but make no mistake about it, our stone is 100% real. This is a common question and we are often asked how this process works. As Director of Operations I thought a short video would help explain what we do to make the stone veneer you order from us every day. 

Real Stone Siding

Thin Stone Veneer Siding: Oak Ridge Strip

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4 Small Stone Veneer Projects With A Big Impact

1/11/19 3:14 PM / by Mike Wolfe posted in Homeowners, Natural Stone, Veneer Fireplace, Stone Veneer, Thinstone Veneer, stone steps, fire pit

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It doesn't take a lot of stone veneer to make a big difference in your home. In fact, some of the smallest projects we have seen have had more of an impact than the large ones. It's often not the size of the project that counts, it's what you do with it. 

Stone Fire Pit

CT Blend Mosaic Fire Pit Adds Color & Texture to This Patio

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How To Select The Right Stone Veneer

12/10/18 8:33 AM / by Mike Wolfe posted in Homeowner, Natural Stone, Natural Stone Veneer, Thinstone, Stone Veneer

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We know selecting the right stone veneer for your project is not an easy task. I struggle to make a decision when there are too many options on a menu and that's one meal. The stone veneer you are selecting is likely something you will look at every day for many years to come. We want you to get it right so you have something you are thrilled with every time you or someone you are with sees it. 

Stone Veneer Samples

Authorized Dealer Display: Don't Rely on Pictures, See It Before You Buy It

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4 Interior Projects That Call For Stone Veneer

11/30/18 10:32 AM / by Mike Wolfe posted in Interior Design, Stone Veneer, stacked stone, stone panels, thinstak veneer, Home Decor

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As the cold weather arrives it's time to consider all the interior projects you have thinking about doing. While natural stone is often thought for exterior use there is an increase in stone veneer usage in homes and commercial buildings. 

Kitchen Fireplace

Thinking Interior Stone Usually Means A Fireplace

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